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Royal Glass Factory of La Granja

Paseo Pocillo 1, 40100 La Granja de San Ildefonso, Spain
+34 921 01 07 00
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A must to see if you're at La Granja.

The same day that my friend and I visited the Royal Palace of La Granja went to the Glass Factory... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Aury D
,
San Juan, Puerto Rico
via mobile
very interesting

I was recommended by a work colleague to come and visit this and I was not disappointed at all. It... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Andreea B
,
Bucharest, Romania
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“glass factory” (4 reviews)
“la granja” (4 reviews)
“royal palace” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Paseo Pocillo 1, 40100 La Granja de San Ildefonso, Spain
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The same day that my friend and I visited the Royal Palace of La Granja went to the Glass Factory and museum. We saw the manufacture of glass and the old machines. The main objective of this factory was to built all the Glass stuff...More

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Fcnv V, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Royal Glass Factory of La Granja, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you very much for providing feedback on your visit and we are happy to know that is has experienced as very positive. Your comments and notes about our institution will be very helpful.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I was recommended by a work colleague to come and visit this and I was not disappointed at all. It is a very interesting place and I really enjoyed seeing a small ball of glass transformed into a beautiful vase. Too bad the prices in...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I arrived right at 10 when they opened and enjoyed seeing all of the exhibits. There was one glass blower making vases and it was fascinating to watch her. I bought several gifts in the shop. The prices were excellent and the quality superb. They...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This place was excellent, located very close to Bus stop from Segovia. This place is huge and had many collections of Glass and crystal. It is very educative also, so this nice place to bring your kids if they interested in glass making. It is...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Almost unique of this kind in the whole world. This Royal Glass Factory it´s amazing, with a remarcable collection and beautifull landscapes, a great place to be visited.

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

On a hot afternoon paid a visit with family. Thoroughly impressed with both the building and exhibits. There is also artists at work blowing glass - we missed it as they were at lunch

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RealFabricaCristales, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Royal Glass Factory of La Granja, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

We appreciate your visit , and feel that they did not see glassblowers , afternoon demonstrations are not working. On another occasion please check our schedule on our website . Thank you so much for your opinion.

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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

In the buildings of the original glass factory, this museum explains much about glass making including the opportunity to see crafts workers making fine crystal glassware. There are many old artefacts to see and some fascinating collections and exhibitions of both old and contemporary glass...More

1  Thank John F
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

The crystal factory is an integral part of the history of this Royal town, which features in the exhibition and museum in the old glass factory. (The modern glass factory, a major local employer, is further down the same road and, today, is owned and...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Very educational place to visit in La Granja and historic spot as well as the Royal Palace situated in the same village.More

Thank Isabel G
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RealFabricaCristales, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Royal Glass Factory of La Granja, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2016
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Gracias Isabel por su aportación a esta plataforma. Es de agradecer opiniones tan positivas sobre este pueblo, y en particular...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Interesting museum of glass manufacture through the ages set in an amazing building. Then you can view a very varied glass collection featuring some amazing objects from around the world. Also a glass blowing demonstration is included.More

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RealFabricaCristales, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Royal Glass Factory of La Granja, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Dear Customer. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with us. I am very happy to know that our staff made your stay enjoyable. You can follow us on our Facebook and Twitter for promos that might be interested . We hope...More

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mrryno21
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Response from Aury D | Reviewed this property |
First: have to go to Segovia. Do you have a car? If not La Sepulvedana will take you direct to La Graja.
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